IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad director Tom Moody has said that David Warner was ‘shocked and disappointed’ after being eliminated from the playing XI against Rajasthan Royals.
The Hyderabad franchise has handed over the command of the team to Williamson, replacing Warner as captain. Apart from removing Warner from the captaincy, the franchise also dropped him from the playing XI against Rajasthan. Hyderabad suffered a 55-run defeat at the hands of Rajasthan and the team has won only one match in seven matches so far this season and the teams
Moody said, “It was a decision based on team combination. We have come to the conclusion that at the moment we feel that two foreign batsmen, an all-rounder and Rashid Khan are our best combination. We have seen it very closely. ‘
He said, ‘Obviously, Bairstow’s form and Kane Williamson’s form are very good and we are thrilled that they are playing the way they are. But we had to make a difficult decision and exclude someone else. Unfortunately … Unfortunately it was him. ‘
Moody said he could understand that Warner would be disappointed with the decision. Moody said, ‘He has been very good. He was clearly surprised and disappointed. You know If any player is out then he will be disappointed. They want to play, they want to prove themselves and do their best for the team.